Espanyol vs Sevilla Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
The first clash of this Saturday’s matchup is between Espanyol and Sevilla. This is a game of round twenty of the Spanish La Liga.
Espanyol hold the number fourteen spot in the league standings with twenty-four points from six wins, six draws, and seven losses. They are on a four-game unbeaten streak (two wins, two draws). In the previous round, they faced Athletic Bilbao and managed to win one point. Moreno and Williams scored a goal each for their teams in the first half and set the final result of 1-1. In the second half, the game got rough and as a result of that, we saw six cards.
Sevilla are placed sixth at the table with twenty-nine points from the first nineteen games. So far in the season they have won nine, drawn two, and lost eight games. In the previous weeks, they have been playing some of their worst football this season. Out of the last five games, they have lost four and drawn one. They need to change something about their game fast or they might risk not playing any European games next season. In their last match, they were defeated by Alaves, which are considered to be amongst the worst teams in the league. The final result was 1-0. Garcia of Alaves scored in the fifty-second minute of the game.
When it comes to the previous clashes between these two sides, the point distribution has been pretty equal. Out of the last five games that they’ve played, Espanyol have won two, same as Sevilla, and the remaining game, the most recent one, ended in a 1-1 draw. At their home ground, Espanyol are on a three-game winning streak against Sevilla. It is worth noting that in five of the previous six games at Espanyol’s stadium we have seen both sides score.
Espanyol have several missing players for the match against Sevilla. Aarón Martín is suspended and he will not play for sure. Sergio García, José Manuel Jurado and Javi Fuego are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Sevilla also do not have many missing players for this game. Daniel Carriço and Nico Pareja are injured and they can't play against Espanyol. Simon Kjaer is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they are highly motivated to win all three points on Saturday.
Possible starting lineups
Espanyol: Lopez; Vila, Duarte, Hermoso, Lopez; Sanchez, Lopez, Darder; Piatti, Moreno, Baptistao
Sevilla: Rico; Corchia, Lenglet, Kjaer, Escudero; Banega, N'Zonzi, Pizarro; Navas, Yedder, Nolito
Espanyol vs Sevilla Prediction
Very good football game to place our bets and win some money on Saturday. Match Espanyol vs Sevilla will be an interesting one with lots of scoring chances on the both sides. Espanyol have won their last 3 home matches against Sevilla in all competitions, but this time it will not be an easy job. They like to play strong and aggressive football in defending and they have played with under 2.5 goals scored in 11 of the last 13 games. On the other side Sevilla like to play attractive football and their main objective for the match will be to score a goal more. They don't have good records away from the home and have lost 7 of their last 8 away matches.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Espanyol vs Sevilla Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect more then two goals here and our second betting pick for the match is Over 2.5 goals. Both sides have a chance to win all three points here so the best option is to place our bet on goals. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.